FLORENCE Wilhelmina Ann "Minnie" Barnes, 94, died Saturday, November 30, 2019, at the Presbyterian Community of Florence after an illness.Mrs. Barnes was born in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late Albert and Mina Stierli Zimmermann. After her marriage to Laurence E. Barnes in 1946, they resided in Central Bridge and Greenville, NY. She was a secretary in E. A. Howard & Son Feed Mill and Beacon Feed Service in Central Bridge, NY. She was also a local correspondent to the "Times Journal," in Cobleskill, NY, and other Schoharie County newspapers.She was a member of the D. W. Jenkins Hose Company Auxiliary and the GFWC Eccentric Club in Central Bridge, NY. After moving to Florence, SC, in 1986, she was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and its Ladies Guild and Visiting Committee.She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Laurence E. Barnes, of Florence; two daughters, Bonnie Marie Alteri and Polly Ann Price (Thomas), both of Florence; a son, James Laurence Barnes (Christine) of Ballston Spa, NY; a brother, Albert Zimmermann of Hadley, NY; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.Funeral Mass will be said at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 7, 2019, at St. Ann Catholic Church. A wake service will be at 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 6, at Waters-Powell Funeral Home with visitation following from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Ann's Catholic Church Building Fund, 113 S. Kemp St., Florence, SC 29506, or to the charity of one's choice.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.